Big-wall vets swear by Ovals since their smooth, uniform shape prevents carabiner “shift” when easing onto sketchy placements. Even if you’re not gearing up for the Captain, your rack should include some Ovals. Great for racking gear, clipping funky old bolt hangers or rigging anchors.
- Time-tested biner for big-wall and all-around use
- Uniform shape prevents shifting
- Large capacity for racking
- Weight: 62 g (2.2 oz)
- Closed Gate: 18 kN (4046 lbf)
- Open Gate: 6 kN (1349 lbf)
- Minor Axis: 7 kN (1574 lbf)